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Korean Art and Antiques
Antique Korean Coin Chest, Donkwe. 11h x 24w x 12.5d, 28h x 61w x 32d m. Coin chests are highly prized by collectors of Korean antiques. Paper money did not exist in Joseon Dynasty Korea, and the coins were of very small denominations. They had to be strung together in large, heavy quantities to have any worth, so a strong money box was a necessity...
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Antique Korean hardwood inlaid hexagonal brushpot with bronze corner brackets. Scholar objects floral arrangements on each panel with flowering prunus arrangement. Etched shell and coral inlay. Standing on scrolling feet.
Size: 8.5"Diameter 7.5"High
Age: Chosun Dynasty, 19th Century
Korean Art and Antiques
Large Artist's Proof of Munjado Calligraphy by the Famous Kim Ki Chang aka Unbo (1913 - 2001). Despite being deaf, Unbo was one of Korea's most beloved 20th Century artists. His works are now sought by museums and collectors internationally. This is the original signed AP (Artist's Proof) of this large lithograph, where Unbo gives us a most creative rendering with anthropomorphic figures in the ancient style of figurative munjado calligraphy. 38.5 x 28.5 inches, 98 x 72.5 cm.
Korean Art and Antiques
Extremely Rare and Exquisite, Incised 10th Century Korean Lotus Celadon Bottle. This is the earliest Korean celadon we have ever acquired, and the oldest we have seen offered for sale. Height: 10.5 inches (27 cm). You can see a similar example in the 2005 exhibition catalogue, The Color and Shape of Celadon, plate 50, exhibited at the 3rd World Ceramic Biennale.
A 2 Section antique Korean Nong (clothing chest) made of Genko Wood. Nickel hard mounts with center door medallion and stylized butterfly hinges. Side handles and a desk style bottom section.
Age: Yi Dynasty (late 19th Century)
Dimensions: 38 1/2" Wide x 36 1/2" High by 18 3/4" Deep
A Fine Korean White Slip Inlaid with Chrysanthemums Oil Bottle-13th C.: Korea, Koryo dynasty, 13th century. The flattened globular sharply tapering to a raised ring foot, and sloping to a narrow neck with everted cup-shaped mouth decorated in inlaid with white slip with chrysanthemum floral heads between a double circular ring, applied with a grey celadon glaze overall. It’s in good condition, it measures 7.8cm d. x 4cm h.
Antique Korean single section bedside chest, with book matched front panels of hardwood burl. Stylized Mandarin duck decorative bronze medallions with hinged side by side doors open to an expansive storage area. On original wooden stand.
Dimensions: 31.5" Wide x 27" High x 14" Deep.
Low rectangular Korean Inlaid table depicting a swirling 4-toed dragon with gold swirling inlaid whimsical clouds. Overall very good condition consistent with age. Brown lacquer over card wood body...
Antique Korean painting, very tall and narrow, of a pair of phoenix birds, one occupying the upper portion of the painting and the other one on the bottom. The lower phoenix emerges from water as shown by a blossoming lotus. The rest of the space surrounding both birds is filled with robust peony blossoms of different color. Painted in rich mineral colors on paper. Later put into a custom lacquered wood frame.
The magical phoenix is called Bonghwang in Korea...
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12th Century Korean Koryeo Dynasty Iron Decorative Celadon Stoneware Oil Bottle
It is 2.3 inches (5.8 cm) tall by 2.4 inches (6.2 cm) wide. The box is t is 3.9 inches (10 cm) tall by 3.6 inches (9.2 cm) long and 3.6 inches (9.2 cm) wide. It is 0.2 Lb.
It has skip glazes, crazing, dark spots, and surface wear and scratches (as seen in the photos).
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Anonymous Korean Joseon dynasty ink and color on silk or fabric minhwa folk painting densely painted with a variety of Confucian vignettes illustrating scenes of filial piety, including caring for infirmed elderly relatives and rescuing them from tigers and other dangers. A large demon mask is at the top. Scrolled format with cream-colored silk mount. 19th century. 83” x 14 1/2" (painting: 69 5/8” x 10 7/8”). Good overall condition...
A Very Fine Korean Buncheong White Slip Inlaid Bowl-15th C.: Korea, Joseon dynasty, 15th century. The deep bowl on short raised ring foot with everted rim, decorated in inlaid white slip with a central medallion of chrysanthemum heads surrounded by a narrow band of stylized flower petals, a wide band of “rope curtain” design, the exterior decorated with parallel lines inlaid with pale green celadon glaze. It’s in good condition, it measures 19.5 cm d. x 9 cm h.
A Very Fine Korean Buncheong White Slip Inlaid Bowl-15th C, : Korea, Joseon dynasty, 15th century. The deep bowl on short raised ring foot with everted rim, decorated in inlaid white slip with a central medallion of floral heads and dots surrounded by a narrow band of stylized double rings and wide band of “rope curtain” design, the exterior decorated en suite beneath a pale celadon glaze. It’ in good condition but some chips to foot-rim, it measures 19 cm d. x 8 cm h.
A garment-hook or belt-fitting in the shape of a horse, made of bronze with green patination. According to the Brooklyn Museum, these belt hooks in the form of a horse come from Lelang, one of three commandaries, or colonies, that the Chinese established in northwest Korea during the Han dynasty and that lasted more than four hundred years (108 B.C.E.–313 C.E.). The horse’s shape is reminiscent of depictions in the nomadic Scytho-Siberian culture of Central Asia...
Korean : Ceramics : Blue and White : Pre 1900 item #1418478
Korean bulbous vase, blue and white, dating from the 18th/19th century, with a cylindrical lip over a round body with a floral design and a cylindrical foot, the design in a whimsical style of Korean art.
Provenance East Coast NY Estate
Choson Period 18th/19th century
Size H 7" x W 8 1/4" x D 8 1/4"
Very sophisticated Korean Celadon Tea Bowl made by greatest Han Ji Xiong around 30 years ago. Plum trees are hand-painted on the body.
The bowl is in mint condition. It comes with its originally signed and sealed wooden box and with a profile of the artist.
Size: 5,5 cm height x 15 cm in diameter.Free shipping
A Very Rare/Important Korean Peninsula Map/MER DE COREE “대한해협”: Dated 1732, Publlished byJacoues NicolasOriginal Copper Engraved Map. It’s in good condition, framed, it measures 31.5 cm x 23 cm print only. ***The sea between Japan and Korea, whose name, either the 'Sea of Korea,' 'East Sea,' or the 'Sea of Japan,' is here identified in favor of Korea (Mer de Coree)...
Korean Art and Antiques
Fine 19th Century Korean Royal Court Painting of Children at Play. This genre of Korean paintings always displays children playing in imaginary Chinese court costumes, and is called Baekdongja-do in Korean...